- a store that sells wines, liquor, etc., by the bottle; liquor store.
Origin of bottle shop
First recorded in 1925–30
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- Australian, NZ and Southern African a shop or part of a hotel where alcohol is sold in unopened containers for consumption elsewhereAlso called: bottle store
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